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Virginia Military Institute

 Organization

Found in 54 Collections and/or Records:

Judith Blair, 1886-01-08

 File — Box 1, Folder: 22
Scope and Contents

This file contains an insurance policy for the amount of forty five hundred dollars for a house owned by Judith Bulter between the gates of V.M.I. and Washington and Lee. The insurance company is Liverpool and London and Globe Insurance company, based out of New York City in the United States branch.

Dates: 1886-01-08

Letter from John W. Whitehead to Mr. and Mrs. Gottwald, 1983-08-30

 Item — Box 1: [Barcode: 0000007264], Folder: 1
Scope and Contents

Letter discusses an article Whitehead discovered while in Houston regarding a VMI Cadet Christopher G. Caplice and his commitment to honor. Whitehead found the article uplifting and sent it to General Walber (spelling questionable). Whitehead was in Houston following his son's stroke in August of that year.

Dates: 1983-08-30

Libraries

 Collection — Box RHS Collections #0079 - #0082
Identifier: RHS-Coll-0079
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of publications and records from the George C. Marshall Research Library, generally from the 1960s and 1970s.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1964 - 1974

Marshall Library, 1966-09 - 1970

 File — Box RHS Collections #0079 - #0082, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents

This file includes six newsletters for the George C. Marshall Research Library.

Dates: 1966-09 - 1970

Marshall Library, 1966

 File — Box RHS Collections #0079 - #0082, Folder: 2
Scope and Contents

This file consists of the President's Report from 1966 from the George C. Marshall Research Foundation.

Dates: 1966

Marshall Library, 1968-07 - 1969-01-24

 File — Box RHS Collections #0079 - #0082, Folder: 3
Scope and Contents

This file consists of three notes pages for "TOPICS," a publication of the Marshall Research Library, which provides general institutional information and ongoings.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1968-07 - 1969-01-24

Marshall Library, 1973-04 - 1979-06

 File — Box RHS Collections #0079 - #0082, Folder: 4
Scope and Contents

This file consists of eight editions of "TOPICS," a publication by the George C. Marshall Research Library.

Dates: 1973-04 - 1979-06

Marshall Library, 1963-05-23

 File — Box RHS Collections #0079 - #0082, Folder: 5
Scope and Contents

This file consists of materials related to the dedication ceremonies of the George C. Marshall Research Library. Includes address delivered, an invitation, and a program for the event.

Dates: Event: 1963-05-23

Marshall Library, 1965

 File — Box RHS Collections #0079 - #0082, Folder: 6
Scope and Contents

This file consists of two publications on the foundin0g and construction of the George C. Marshall Library, as well as two copies of a pamphlet for the library. One publication includes photos of the construction of the library, as well as images of President Lyndon Baines Johnson speaking there in its first year of existence.

Dates: 1965

Marshall Library

 File — Box RHS Collections #0079 - #0082, Folder: 7
Scope and Contents

This file consists of typed copy of a speech given at the Marshall Library's first meeting for a public group.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1964 - 1974

Photograph of Virginia Military Institute

 File — Box 1: [Barcode: 0000004226], Folder: 6
Dates: Inclusive 1882-1914; Majority of material found within Bulk 1880-1889

Photograph of Virginia Military Institute's Parade Ground

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0044
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a modern copy of a photograph of Virginia Military Institute's parade ground from the late 1880s. The image contains campus buildings, barns, and VMI cadets. The copy was made by Andre Studio in Lexington, Virginia in 1976.

Dates: 1850 - 1900

Postcard of Battalion Parade, Virginia Military Institute, Lexington, Va.

 File — Box 1: [Barcode: 0000004252], Folder: 10
Scope and Contents

Postcard by McCrum Drug Co.

Dates: Inclusive 1882-1914; Majority of material found within Bulk 1880-1889

Postcard of Houdan's Washington, Old French Guns, VMI

 File — Box 1: [Barcode: 0000004262], Folder: 10
Scope and Contents

Postcard by McCrum Drug Co.

Dates: Inclusive 1882-1914; Majority of material found within Bulk 1880-1889

Postcard of Limit Gate at Virginia Military Institute

 File — Box 1: [Barcode: 0000004257], Folder: 10
Scope and Contents

Postcard by McCrum Drug Co.

Dates: Inclusive 1882-1914; Majority of material found within Bulk 1880-1889

Robertson Family Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0335
Scope and Contents

This collection includes prints and negatives of the Robertson family as well as their home, family trips, Boy Scouts, Washington, D.C., and cousin Gordon Walker at Virginia Military Institute.

Dates: Inclusive 1930-1940

Rockbridge Baths Hotel Ledger

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0272
Scope and Contents

This register contains names of guests who visited the Rockbridge Baths, Virginia hotel between June 1871 and May 1882. Among them were many prominent faculty members of Washington and Lee University and Virginia Military Institute, as well as guests from the city of Lexington, Virginia.

Dates: Inclusive 1876-1882

Roscoe Phelps Diary

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0496
Content Description The Roscoe Phelps diary is a bound manuscript entitled "Anecdotes of the Year 1900" written by Washington and Lee University student Richard Roscoe Phelps (Class of 1902). Phelps reports on life as an undergraduate student touching on courtship, recreation, hazing, off-campus boarding and regional travel and exploration of such places in Rockbridge County Virginia as House Mountain and “Lover’s Leap”. Other events covered include the vandalizing of "Old George", the George Washington statue...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1900 - 1901

Selected notes from his "General Lee's College" - V

 File — Box 1, Folder: 63
Scope and Contents From the Series:

Selected notes Gen. Lee's College; Glawgow papers 1870's and 1880's and other manuscript collections; correspondence re Lee Chapel; controversy

Dates: 1749 - 1954

Souvenir Calendar of Lexington, Va.

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0068
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a souvenir calendar of Lexington, Va. for 1901. It includes images of Washington and Lee, Virginia Military Institute, and Recumbant Lee statue by Edward V. Valentine.

Dates: Issued: 1901

The Charity Nightingales, 1915 - 1931

 File — Box 2: [Barcode: 0000005442], Folder: 49
Scope and Contents

This file consists of photographs, newspaper clippings, and programs of The Charity Nightingales. It is mostly copies of items from Box 1 that were used for Alex's lecture at VMI. The folder also includes materials on the McCormick Celebration in 1931, Oscar dePreist Lecture by Alex Wood in 1931, band booking for a Washington and Lee University dance, and a "New Glory Song" by Revered Holt - including music and vocal contest description for the event in 1915.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1915 - 1931

"To the People of Rockbridge" Broadside

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0311
Scope and Contents This broadside by the Valley Railroad titled 'To the People of Rockbridge' outlines funding for the railroad to be built through the county. It asks the people of Rockbridge to help finance the railroad by buying stock in it. It makes the argument that the county's prosperity depends on the railroad. It says students at Washington and Lee University and Virginia Military Institute should no longer be expected to walk through the mire to travel to and from their families and that the...
Dates: 1871

Tucker Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0024
Scope and Contents

This collection includes items of John Randolph Tucker (1823-1897) and Henry St. George Tucker (1853-1932) including 18 letters, 16 of which are to J.R. Tucker, legal lecture notebooks, 54 printed speeches in Congress and before other organizations by both father and son, obituaries, in memoriams and miscellaneous items. Correspondents include Thomas Mann Randolph and George Washington.

Dates: 1794-1934

Additional filters:

Type
Archival Object 41
Collection 13
 
Subject
Virginia -- Lexington 17
Academic libraries 8
Virginia -- Rockbridge County 6
Photographs 5
Historic buildings 3
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American Civil War (United States : 1861-1865) 2
College students -- Social life and customs 2
Genealogy 2
Account books 1
Alumni and alumnae 1
Anniversaries 1
Arthritis 1
Ballroom dancing 1
Ballroom dancing -- Social aspects 1
Beer 1
Boy Scouts 1
Broadsides 1
Business records 1
Cakewalk (Dance) 1
Calendars 1
Carte de visite photographs 1
Child labor 1
College students 1
Compulsive hoarding 1
Computers 1
Constitutional amendments 1
Constitutional law 1
Correspondence 1
Courtship 1
Football 1
Fraternal organizations 1
Ham industry 1
Hazing 1
Health 1
Health resorts 1
Hiking 1
Hot springs 1
Insurance policies 1
Jamestown Ter-centennial Exposition 1
Kentucky 1
Land titles 1
Law 1
Law -- Study and teaching. 1
Legal ethics 1
Marching bands 1
Motion picture studios 1
Natural Bridge State Park 1
North Carolina -- Mitchell, Mount 1
North Carolina -- Summerfield -- Camp Ogburn 1
North Carolina--Asheville 1
Note-taking 1
Obituaries 1
Old age 1
Parades 1
Photograph albums 1
Photography 1
Political correctness 1
Presbyterianism 1
Railroads 1
Rowing 1
Scrapbooks 1
Silver question 1
Slavery -- Justification 1
Speeches, addresses, etc., American 1
Suffrage 1
Video recordings 1
Virginia -- Botetourt County 1
Virginia -- Fancy Hill 1
Virginia -- House Mountain 1
Virginia -- Jamestown 1
Virginia -- Lover's Leap 1
Virginia -- Lynchburg 1
Virginia -- Natural Bridge 1
Virginia -- Richmond 1
Virginia -- Rockbridge Baths 1
Virginia -- Staunton 1
Virginia--Maury River 1
Washington (DC) 1
Washington and Lee University 1
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